Targeted Business Incentives

Offered at the discretion of the director of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission. Businesses that qualify as "targeted businesses" may qualify for three special incentives designed to help new, knowledge-based businesses in their early years.

These discretionary incentives are for start-up companies in emerging sectors:

The income tax credits earned under this program may be sold upon approval by the Economic Development Commission.


Companies must meet the following requirements and do business in one of the six targeted emerging technology sectors listed below:

Emerging technology sectors are:

If a business meets all of the above criteria, the director of the Economic Development Commission may offer the business additional incentives.

Source: Arkansas Ecomomic Development Commission